Social media users in China have reacted somewhat indifferently to the xenophobic and racist views in Albert Einstein’s 1920s travel diaries written during an Asian tour. Photo: Alamy Social media users in China have reacted somewhat indifferently to the xenophobic and racist views in Albert Einstein’s 1920s travel diaries written during an Asian tour. Photo: Alamy
Social media users in China have reacted somewhat indifferently to the xenophobic and racist views in Albert Einstein’s 1920s travel diaries written during an Asian tour. Photo: Alamy
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Einstein’s racist views reflect ‘cultural bias’, not bigotry, China’s social media users insist

The father of relativity’s newly published 1920s travel diaries reveal his xenophobic attitudes to the people he met on his travels, particularly the Chinese

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Social media users in China have reacted somewhat indifferently to the xenophobic and racist views in Albert Einstein’s 1920s travel diaries written during an Asian tour. Photo: Alamy Social media users in China have reacted somewhat indifferently to the xenophobic and racist views in Albert Einstein’s 1920s travel diaries written during an Asian tour. Photo: Alamy
Social media users in China have reacted somewhat indifferently to the xenophobic and racist views in Albert Einstein’s 1920s travel diaries written during an Asian tour. Photo: Alamy
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